ARTICLES RELATING TO BRT

MyCiTi bus drivers strike in Cape Town

2014-04-02 10:46

An unprotected strike by several MyCiTi bus drivers has disrupted a number of routes in Cape Town, according to a city official.

Rea Vaya strike to go ahead

2014-03-31 08:08

The City of Johannesburg says a last minute effort to halt the Rea Vaya bus drivers' strike has failed, and passengers are advised to look for alternative transport.

Tshwane wants to create BRT billionaires

2013-06-05 12:30

Tshwane's bus rapid transit system will benefit the taxi industry, says the Tshwane Regional Taxi Council.

Taxis busier as bus strike continues

2013-04-22 10:38

There is a lot more activity than usual at the country's minibus taxi ranks as commuters left stranded by an ongoing nationwide bus strike take taxis instead, Santaco says.

Taxi owners wary of MyCiTi bus service

2013-03-06 11:05

Cape Town minibus taxi owners have expressed reservations about the implementation of the MyCiTi bus service in Khayelitsha, saying it's a "recipe for conflict".

Cape Town to expand MyCiTi bus service

2012-10-08 11:18

The City of Cape Town is ready to roll out an expansion of its MyCiTi bus service to commuters in Dunoon, Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain, according to a report.

Tshwane BRT system takes off

2012-07-11 14:07

The construction of the Tshwane Bus Rapid Transit system, which is set to reduce traffic accidents, congestion and carbon emissions, has started.

Cape Town to pilot new transport system

2012-02-15 14:44

Cape Town has been chosen as the pilot area for a proposed integrated public transport system to be controlled by municipalities, the transport department says.

Durban IRT plans include taxi industry

2011-09-22 12:32

The SA National Taxi Council has praised the eThekwini Municipality for involving minibus taxi operators in its plans for Durban’s integrated transport system.

Western Cape braces for taxi strike

2011-03-09 12:14

The Western Cape provincial government is making contingency plans for a minibus taxi operators' strike, which has been planned for Monday.

 

Meeting set in bid to resolve bus strike

2014-04-01 09:07

A meeting between Rea Vaya bus operators and the SA Municipal Workers Union has been scheduled in a bid to resolve a bus strike, operator Piotrans says.

Tshawe: Taxi sector will own BRT system

2013-06-05 14:20

The taxi industry in Tshwane will eventually own and operate the city's bus rapid transit system, says city manager Jason Ngobeni.

Strike: MyCiTi bus services suspended

2013-04-26 10:16

The City of Cape Town says it has suspended all MyCiTi bus services because of ongoing strike action and threats of possible violence.

Man held for throwing brick at MyCiTi bus

2013-03-13 12:11

A man has been arrested for allegedly throwing a brick at a bus in Table View, a Cape Town official says.

Johannesburg transport official quits

2013-02-18 07:33

Johannesburg mayoral committee member Rehana Moosajee, under whose leadership the Reya Vaya BRT system was introduced, has resigned.

NDP: Prioritise commuter interests

2012-08-15 17:14

Commuters' interests need to be placed above those of transport providers, in terms of the revised National Development Plan tabled in Parliament.

Pretoria to get first BRT station

2012-07-09 20:50

Construction of the first Bus Rapid Transit station is set to begin in Pretoria, the city of Tshwane says.

BRT to be rerouted away from Oxford Rd

2011-10-29 14:32

Residents of Saxonwold, Forest Town, Parkwood and Parktown have welcomed the City of Johannesburg's decision to reroute the Rea Vaya bus rapid transit system to Louis Botha Avenue.

MyCiti bus service for Cape Flats

2011-09-01 14:04

The City of Cape Town is planning several express MyCiti bus services between Mitchell’s Plain, Khayelitsha and the city centre, mayor Patricia De Lille says.

Johannesburg to lose 72 trees to BRT

2010-10-25 10:11

Johannesburg residents are upset that 72 trees will be cut down on Empire Road to make way for the city's bus rapid transit service.

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